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Taloi Havini: Reclaiming Space and History By Ruth McDougall, Sydney

Artist Taloi Havini and Ruth McDougall, curator of Pacific art at Queensland Art Gallery and Gallery of Modern Art, discuss Havini's first Australian solo exhibition, Reclamation .

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Armory Week Lowdown: Art Shows to See Latest Ocula Report Armory Week Lowdown: Art Shows to See By Casey Carsel, New York

After structural issues forced The Armory Show into last-minute relocation pirouettes last year, the fair returns between 5 and 8 March 2020 with a flourishing programme, complemented by stand-out shows across New York City.

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Ella Kruglyanskaya Steals from Art History, Takes Back Gaze Ocula Insight Ella Kruglyanskaya Steals from Art History, Takes Back Gaze By Tessa Moldan, London

For her second solo exhibition at Thomas Dane Gallery in London, Ella Kruglyanskaya's compositions signal the many possibilities of paint.

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b. 1988, Ethiopia

Awol Erizku Biography

Awol Erizku is a contemporary artist who lives and works in New York. His primary media are photography, sculpture and video installation, using a wide variety of found materials, including, basketball hoops, VHS tapes and textile. He also uses his personal tumblr and other social media networks to generate exclusive content in and around his studio practice.

Awol Erizku Featured Artworks

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Voices In My Head (All The Smoke) by Awol Erizku contemporary artwork
Awol ErizkuVoices In My Head (All The Smoke), 2019Metal stand, hoop rim, metal head figurine, painted ceramic dish
73.7 x 88.9 x 78.7 cm
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Brothers Bonding Over Numbers (Pause) by Awol Erizku contemporary artwork
Awol ErizkuBrothers Bonding Over Numbers (Pause), 2019Floor tiles, dice, two male genitalia, metal serving tier
30.5 x 63.5 x 50.8 cm
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Chippi Chippi by Awol Erizku contemporary artwork
Awol ErizkuChippi Chippi, 2018Digital chromatic print
52.4 x 65.5 cm
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Drip God by Awol Erizku contemporary artwork
Awol ErizkuDrip God, 2019Mic stand, incense, baby bottle with Albuterol syrup, gold chain, shower head
177.8 x 76.2 x 76.2 cm
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The Black Man in Africa has Strong Warriors and Beautiful Cities by Awol Erizku contemporary artwork
Awol ErizkuThe Black Man in Africa has Strong Warriors and Beautiful Cities, 2018Neon light on coated stainless steel
191 x 250 x 13 cm
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Fuck Twelve by Awol Erizku contemporary artwork
Awol ErizkuFuck Twelve, 2018Neon light on coated stainless steel
195.5 x 305 x 10 cm
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Nefertiti (Black Power) by Awol Erizku contemporary artwork
Awol ErizkuNefertiti (Black Power), 2018Neon light on coated stainless steel
180 x 130.6 x 13 cm
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Green Target by Awol Erizku contemporary artwork
Awol ErizkuGreen Target, 2018Neon light on coated stainless steel
170 x 105.7 x 13 cm
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Awol Erizku Recent Exhibitions

Contemporary art exhibition, Awol Erizku, 慢慢燃燒 Slow Burn at Ben Brown Fine Arts, Hong Kong
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18 May–21 July 2018 Awol Erizku 慢慢燃燒 Slow Burn Ben Brown Fine Arts, Hong Kong
Contemporary art exhibition, Group Exhibition, Roesler Hotel #28: Screenspace at Galeria Nara Roesler, São Paulo
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10 April–30 May 2018 Group Exhibition Roesler Hotel #28: Screenspace Galeria Nara Roesler, São Paulo
Contemporary art exhibition, Awol Erizku, Make America Great Again at Ben Brown Fine Arts, London
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21 April–2 June 2017 Awol Erizku Make America Great Again Ben Brown Fine Arts, London

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Awol Erizku In Ocula Magazine

The Armory Show 2020 Ocula Photolog The Armory Show 2020

The Armory Show (5–8 March) features presentations by leading international galleries, innovative artist commissions, and dynamic public programs. The 2020 edition of The Armory Show, welcomes 183 exhibitors from 32 countries, convening Midtown Manhattan at Piers 90 and 94.

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Awol Erizku In Related Press

The Striking Election-Season Billboards That Are Also Art Related Press The Striking Election-Season Billboards That Are Also Art 8 October 2018, Vanity Fair

The billboards going up around the country this week will have a familiar message for this midterm election: Vote. But featuring images of protests and reminders of the 2016 election, produced by some of the country's best-known artists, the billboards—one for each of the 50 states—will look nothing like your average political...

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Awol Erizku, Beyoncé’s Instagram Portrait Artist, Will Hate This Headline About His Trump-Inspired London Show Related Press Awol Erizku, Beyoncé’s Instagram Portrait Artist, Will Hate This Headline About His Trump-Inspired London Show 21 April 2017, VANITY FAIR

Earlier this year, Awol Erizku made history; he doesn’t really want to talk about it. In February, Beyoncé posted a portrait by the 28-year-old artist on her Instagram account. Kneeling in front of a giant arc of colored flowers and shrouded in a sorbet green veil, she cupped her pregnant stomach and announced, via the caption, that she was...

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At the Armory Show, Artists Urge Visitors to Resist, Protest, and Remember Related Press At the Armory Show, Artists Urge Visitors to Resist, Protest, and Remember 4 March 2017, ARTNews

Art fairs are often associated with abstract painting (much of it looking the same), stunt pieces (almost instantly forgettable), and neon sculptures (brightly and, in many cases, annoying), but, at this year's Armory Show in New York, some galleries had on offer works that explicitly addressed the political situation in the United States. Some...

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10 Places to See Public Art in 2017 Related Press 10 Places to See Public Art in 2017 26 January 2017, The New York Times

Redwood City, California A benevolent pirate ship is about to settle in Redwood City, thanks to the curator Lance Fung. Instead of looters, the artists Ilya and Emilia Kabakov’s large-scale boat installation (with the word 'IMAGINE' nearby) will bring a new emphasis on public art to the area. Fung — who is best known for curating a show of...

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